Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 7

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st51/84(60.71%)27/45(60.00%)
2nd46/84(54.76%)21/45(46.67%)
3rd37/82(45.12%)16/43(37.21%)
All134/250(53.60%)64/133(48.12%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 16

Out of those 16 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 0 (0.00%)

Out of those 16 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 5 (31.25%)

Out of those 5 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 3 (60.00%)

Out of the 16 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 7 (43.75%)

Out of those 7 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 3 (42.86%)

Out of the 16 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: 1 (6.25%)

Out of the 16 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 12 (37.50%)

Out of the 16 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 6 (37.50%)

134 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 250 possible responses in the 84 archived games analyzed. This represents a 53.60% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 29 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 25 times (86.21%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 82 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 21
WWW = 17
RWW = 10
RRW = 10
RWR = 9
WRW = 8
WRR = 7

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 2 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 1
WW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 82 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 21
WWW = 17
RRW = 10
RWR = 10
RWW = 9
WRR = 6
WRW = 5
WWR = 4

The average winner's score amongst 84 archived games was $11,263.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 7

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$10,600Franco Recchia#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$10,600-$800W
2.$10,000Lynne Wexler#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$10,600$900RY
$10,000Mary Webster#1602, aired 1991-07-16HISTORIC NAMES$10,400$800RY
4.$9,900Scott Gillispie#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$11,400$800RY
5.$9,700Bob Olsen#1605, aired 1991-07-19POETS$9,700-$3,800RY
6.$9,600Harry Bork#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$9,700-$900W
7.$9,000Bill Holzapfel#1530, aired 1991-04-05FILMS OF THE '40s$9,900$900W
8.$8,900Ken DeBusk#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES$8,900$700RY
9.$8,800Dave Gibboni#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS$8,800-$800W
10.$8,700Sara Cox#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES$8,700-$1,300RY
$8,700Sean Walsh#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,700-$200R
12.$8,501Leslie Frates#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,900$200RY
13.$8,001Phyllis Marks#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS$9,600$800WY
14.$8,000Jerry Standlee#1466, aired 1991-01-07ISLANDS$14,500$11,600WY
15.$7,700Mary Webster#1599, aired 1991-07-11FAMOUS DANCERS$7,700-$3,300RY
16.$7,500Ken DeBusk#1564, aired 1991-05-23ACTRESSES$7,500$500W
17.$7,400Joe Laboda#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES$10,000$1,300RY
18.$7,301Andrew Bernknopf#1428, aired 1990-11-14U.S. HISTORY$10,500$1,600W
19.$7,300Kathy Kirkhofer#1472, aired 1991-01-15COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES$7,300$0W
$7,300Lois Kurowski#1472, aired 1991-01-15COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES$7,300$0RY
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